US presidential election fairness officials REJECT Donald Trump's accusations of voter fraud
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US presidential election fairness officials REJECT Donald Trump's accusations of voter fraud

DONALD TRUMP'S claims of electoral fraud have been rejected by a United States election fairness council.

In a statement on Thursday, officials said that the 2020 presidential vote was the "most secure in American history", dismissing President Trump's corruption accusations outright.

"There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised," said a joint statement released by the Election Infrastructure Government Co-ordinating Council.

"The November 3rd election was the most secure in American history.

"Right now, across the country, election officials are reviewing and double checking the entire election process prior to finalising the result."

Without naming Trump directly, the statement went on to read: "While we know there are many unfounded claims and opportunities for misinformation about the process of our elections, we can assure you we have the utmost confidence in the security and integrity of our elections, and you should too."

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The council is made up of senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security, the US Election Assistance Commission as well as officials at state-level who oversee elections and representatives of manufacturers of voting machines.

Their statement was put out just hours after Trump tweeted once again about voter fraud.

The election was universally in favour of Biden on Saturday, but Mr Trump is refusing to concede.

He says he has evidence of electoral fraud and is willing to challenge the election result by taking the matter to the Supreme Court, but has thus far failed to produce any real proof of foul-play.